John Hancock Government Income Fund
Portugal’s Bond Yields Are Diverging from the Rest of Europe
Portugal’s bond yields have been diverging from the rest of Europe. The Bank of Portugal reassigned five of Novo Banco’s senior bonds to Banco Espirito Santo.
Overall Demand Jumped for 52-Week Treasury Bills Auction
The US Treasury auctioned $20 billion worth of 52-week Treasury bills (or T-bills) on April 26, 2016.
Why the Bid-to-Cover Ratio Rose for the 10-Year T-Notes Auction
On April 13, ten-year T-notes worth $20 billion were auctioned. The bid-to-cover ratio rose. The ratio was 2.75x—the highest since the January 2016 auction.
Are You a Treasury Bond Mutual Fund Investor by Choice or Chance?
Much of what you can do with your Treasury bond mutual fund for the remainder of 2016 depends on what your intention of investing in the instrument is.